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The seven best setting sprays to keep your makeup on all day

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There’s nothing worse than perfecting a full face of makeup only to find it’s melted and smeared all over the place just a few hours later. Enter setting spray, our favourite beauty insurance policy.

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Designed to create a protective layer that keeps your makeup in place all day long, setting sprays became makeup must-haves in the 2010s around the time beauty influencers took over YouTube.

These days even celebrities swear by them – after all, how do you think stars like the Kardashians keep their full faces of glam looking flawless through long events?

These days just about everyone has a setting spray they swear by, but after long months spent in lockdowns and not wearing makeup, there’s a major possibility yours has gone out of date.

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Kim K would have set this look in place with plenty of setting spray. (Credit: Instagram)

We’ve rounded up six of our favourite setting sprays that promise to keep you looking perfect all day, including options for those who love dewy skin or a matte finish.

And don’t worry about the cost either, we made sure to include a few picks for the bauty bargain hunters too.

Keep scrolling to shop the six best setting sprays that will keep your makeup in place no matter what.

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NYX Professional Makeup Setting Spray – Matte, $10 via Amazon

If you have oily skin that leaves your makeup melted and smudged, this is the setting spray for you. With a matte finish and $10 price tag, how could you say no?

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Benefit Porefessional Super Setter Spray, $54, via Adore Beauty

There’s a reason this setting spray has a cult following; it makes your skin look really damn good by locking your makeup in place, blurring pores and controlling shine.

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Ready, Set, Go Makeup Setting Spray, $35 via Hard To Find

Suitable for all skin types and in all climates, this is a perfect middle of the road setting spray that will work for just about anyone’s skin and budget.

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Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray, $49 via Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury is a name every makeup lover knows and the brand’s setting spray really lives up to its luxe reputation – even the bottle is gorgeous.

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Mist & Fix Setting Spray, $19 via Adore Beauty

Who doesn’t love beauty on a budget? This setting spray is lightweight, hydrating and promises to keep your makeup on for hours.

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Dior Forever Perfect Fix Face Mist Makeup Setting Spray, $75 via Myer

For those of us who can afford to splash out on something really fancy, pick up Dior’s luxe setting spray – we promise you won’t regret it.

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M.A.C Prep Prime Fix+, $41 via Myer

Promising soothing hydration and 12-hour staying power, this is the perfect pick if you have dry or sensitive skin and want a lightweight finish.

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